Christian Head, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4HA

017683 71693

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

A Co-operative Academy

Year 7 Geography

Content of the Curriculum

Geography is about people, places and the relationship between them.  The Year 7 course aims to stimulate a sense of awe and wonder about the world today.  Students build knowledge and understanding through the use of a variety of teaching resources.


  • What is Geography?
  • My Local Place including settlement and fieldwork investigating issues which affect Kirkby Stephen
  • Map Skills
  • The Big Bang
  • India
  • Plastic - What's the big issue?

Assessment Opportunities

Students are assessed throughout the course by a variety of assessment opportunities both in class and as homework tasks.  Levels achieved will provide evidence of progress of the student towards their end of Key Stage target.   Each topic will also be assessed more formally in an end of unit test.

For more details please contact Mrs Cath Thompson and Mrs Erica Sayers.